Home Invasion Call Ends in Sexual Assault Arrest

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

RENO, Nev. -- A home invasion call ended in an arrest for sexual assault. When Reno Police officers arrived at a home the 2200 block of Wright Street, they found a woman who told them a man had entered her home, battered and sexually assaulted her then ran out the back of the house.

Officers soon found and arrested 43-year-old Vallier Tomkins.

Detectives assigned to the Reno Police Department Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit continued the investigation.

Police officials say Tomkins was booked on five counts of sexual assault, burglary, false imprisonment, preventing a victim from calling 911, and battery with the intent to commit sexual assault.

Tomkins was also arrested for an outstanding failure to appear warrant for a charge of indecent exposure in Reno in 2011.

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